Alien Skin Software Announces Release of Image Doctor 2 Image Retouching Software
Enhanced set of five Photoshop plug-in filters provides one intelligent, easy-to use toolset for photo
restoration, compressed JPEG repair, object removal, blemish concealment, and skin softening for under
(Raleigh, North Carolina: November 26, 2007) Alien Skin® Software (www.alienskin.com), the award-
winning developer of photographic and graphic design plug-ins for Adobe® Photoshop® and other
compatible host programs, today announced the release of Image Doctor® 2, the new version of its
powerful yet easy-to-use software for photo restoration, retouching, and repair. Image Doctor 2’s five
plug-in filters offer users a complete toolset for photo restoration, compressed JPEG image repair, smart
object removal, blemish concealment, and skin softening in one very affordable package that is also a
great gift idea.
The five filters in Image Doctor 2 — Dust and Scratch Remover, JPEG Repair, Blemish Concealer, Skin
Softener, and Smart Fill — together provide one of the most comprehensive sets of photo enhancement
tools available to consumers and professionals for under $200 USD. Image Doctor 2’s plug-in filters can
restore rips, scratches, and dust in scans of old photos; repair overly compressed and blocky JPEG
images, such as cell phone photos; remove unwanted objects from pictures with a seamless recreation of
the nearby background; and retouch and soften skin areas by removing moles, birthmarks, scars,
wrinkles, tattoos, pimples, and oily or splotchy skin patches.
Service bureau, printing, advertising and interactive agency, photographic, graphic design, and other
professionals are among the targeted users for Image Doctor 2, which saves time and effort in retouching
and repairing photos compared to the same tasks done in Photoshop or similar photo editing tools on their
own. Novices, hobbyists, and consumers can find the same benefit using Image Doctor 2, and will find it
particularly useful as a tool for photo restoration of old photos and repair of images from low-resolution
photographic hardware, such as cell phone camera photos.
Image Doctor 2 offers a number of improvements to the original release. Chief among these
improvements is Image Doctor 2’s rendering speed and quality. Image Doctor 2’s range of skin retouching
capabilities has also been expanded. The software’s Skin Softener and Blemish Concealer filters together
offer a wider array of skin beautifying capabilities than available in Image Doctor 1.
The performance upgrades in Image Doctor 2 result from changes to the original rendering algorithms and
to the program’s multithreading capacity. Other new improvements in Image Doctor 2 include 16-bit
support, native support for Macintosh Intel computers, multiprocessor support for all filters, and a variety
of user interface changes.
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Pricing and Availability
Image Doctor 2 sells for $199 USD with an upgrade price of $99 USD for registered users of Image Doctor
1. Online delivery is available directly on the Alien Skin website at www.alienskin.com. Image Doctor 2 is
also available worldwide through stores, catalogs, and resellers. Free upgrades are available to purchasers
of Image Doctor 1 who purchased on October 26, 2007 or later.
Image Doctor 2 is a plug-in and will require one of the following: Adobe Photoshop CS2 or later, Adobe
Photoshop Elements® 4 or later (Macintosh), Adobe Photoshop Elements® 5 or later (Windows), Adobe
Fireworks® CS3, or Corel® Paint Shop Pro® Photo X2. Image Doctor 2 is a Universal Macintosh
application. Live Effects in Fireworks CS3 are not supported.
Microsoft® Windows® users must have at least a Pentium® 4 processor or compatible and Windows XP
or later. Apple® Macintosh® users must have a PowerPC® G5 or Intel® processor and Mac OS X 10.4 or
later. A monitor with 1024x768 resolution or greater is required. Image Doctor 2 is compatible with Mac
OS 10.5 (Leopard).
About Alien Skin Software
The developer of award-winning plug-ins since 1994, Alien Skin Software created the first drop shadow
filter for Adobe Photoshop. Our reputation for bug-free software and fast, friendly tech support has grown
worldwide throughout the years. Alien Skin continues to write and sell digital photo filters and effects that
users love. For more information, visit our website at www.alienskin.com.
Copyright © 2007 Alien Skin Software, LLC. All rights reserved. Image Doctor, Alien Skin Software, and the Alien Skin Software logo are registered trademarks of Alien
Skin Software, LLC. All other trademarks or service marks mentioned are the property of their respective
owners. We will never wear suits.